Grand Central by Melanie Benjamin audiobook

Grand Central: Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion

By various authors
Read by Carla Mercer-Meyer

Tantor Audio 9780425272022
12.08 Hours 1
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A war bride awaits the arrival of her GI husband at the platform... A Holocaust survivor works at the Oyster Bar, where a customer reminds him of his late mother... A Hollywood hopeful anticipates her first screen test and a chance at stardom in the Kissing Room... On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through New York City's Grand Central Terminal, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell. Now, ten bestselling authors inspired by this iconic landmark have created their own stories, set on the same day, just after the end of World War II, in a time of hope, uncertainty, change, and renewal.

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A war bride awaits the arrival of her GI husband at the platform... A Holocaust survivor works at the Oyster Bar, where a customer reminds him of his late mother... A Hollywood hopeful anticipates her first screen test and a chance at stardom in the Kissing Room... On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through New York City's Grand Central Terminal, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell. Now, ten bestselling authors inspired by this iconic landmark have created their own stories, set on the same day, just after the end of World War II, in a time of hope, uncertainty, change, and renewal.

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Author Bio: Melanie Benjamin

Author Bio: Melanie Benjamin

Melanie Benjamin is the author of several critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling historical novels, including The Aviator’s Wife and Alice I Have Been.

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Author Bio: Jenna Blum

Author Bio: Jenna Blum

Jenna Blum is the New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us and The Stormchasers. She has been writing professionally since she was sixteen, when her short story “The Legacy of Frank Finklestein” won Seventeen magazine’s national fiction contest. She earned her BA from Kenyon College and her MA from Boston University. 

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Author Bio: Sarah Jio

Author Bio: Sarah Jio

Sarah Jio is the New York Times bestselling author of Blackberry Winter, The Violets of March, and The Bungalow. She has written thousands of articles for magazines such as Glamour, Self, Health, Redbook, Cooking Light, Woman’s Day, O, The Oprah Magazine, and many other publications. She lives in Seattle.

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Author Bio: Sarah McCoy

Author Bio: Sarah McCoy

Sarah McCoy is the author of five novels of historical fiction, including USA Today bestsellers. She has taught English and writing at Old Dominion University and at the University of Texas at El Paso.

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Author Bio: various authors

Author Bio: various authors

Author Bio: Karen White

Author Bio: Karen White

Karen White is a bestselling author who writes what she refers to as “grit lit”—Southern women’s fiction—and has also expanded her horizons into writing a mystery series set in Charleston, South Carolina. She has written more than thirty novels in the genres of mystery, historical fiction, historical romance, and general fiction.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 12.08
Audience: Adult
Language: English